ICA19 Shortlisted Nominee.
Chief Executive of the Year
Christopher Kenna is CEO and Co-Founder of Brand Advance (BA), a company which connect brands with diverse audiences globally, through comprehensive data and insight, media planning and buying, partnerships and content that more authentically engages these communities. BA partners 350+ global platforms across Diversity Media, BAME, LGBTQ+, Age (50+), Religion, GENDER, Disability, Queer (GenZ) and many other hard to reach demographics across 150+ countries. Chris is also the Director of Diversity and Inclusion at OUTvertising, the Advertising industry Lobbying Group and as a mixed race, out gay father – is a strong advocate for diverse content being coupled with authentic placement, within the media owners that reach these communities. Chris is an exemplary leader and recently received the Innovator of the Year Award at the second annual Ex-Forces in Business Awards.